multi-hyphenate nick cannon It took a moment at the top of his eponymous syndicated talk show for a very personal and solemn announcement: his five-month-old son, Jane, died yesterday.
Cannon begins the episode by showing the studio audience a photo of his youngest son and telling the audience that the baby was born in June. The host then choked and struggled to continue.
“I haven’t really shared it with anyone, not even the crew. I had a tough, very rough weekend.”
A malignant tumor was detected in Zane’s head, Canon said, and an operation was performed to relieve the pressure on his brain. Cannon said his son took a turn for the worse at Thanksgiving.
“He was cancer in the brain, and the tumor started growing very rapidly,” he said. Cannon was able to be with her son this weekend and on Monday she said with a smile. They “watched the sunrise” together on Monday were able.
The host was on his way to the airport on Monday to go back to New York to tape nick cannon That’s when he decided he had to turn.
“I turned and, we not only got to see the sun rise, but we got to see the sunset as well.” The implication was that Zane died on Monday night.
Cannon said he returned to set on Tuesday “to show that I can fight this.”
He also announced: “This is a special show dedicated to my son, Zane.”
Heartwarming monologue recalls late night host Jimmy Kimmel’s own raw retelling How, at 3 days old, in what Kimmel described as “the longest three hours of my life”, her son Billy had open heart surgery.
Kimmel’s son recovered, but he used the opportunity to blast then-President Donald Trump, saying he “had proposed a $6 billion cut in funding to the National Institutes of Health …[and] More than 40% of those affected by the cuts are children, according to the National Institutes of Health. This proposal was rejected in Congress.
Watch Canon’s emotional announcement below.